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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 24, 2010

Finalists to Compete June 3 in Milken-Penn GSE’s Education Business Plan Competition

PHILADELPHIA — Innovative solutions to recurring problems in education will take center stage at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education on June 3, competing for the inaugural Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition.

The finalists and their projects are:

Teachers Facing Weakest Market in Years

May 19, 2010

Kathy Schultz of the Graduate School of Education comments on a job shortage for teachers.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: Middle East Woos U.S. Colleges

May 12, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education discusses higher education’s move toward globalization.

Should Districts Look Beyond Seniority When Laying Off Teachers?

May 12, 2010

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses teacher lay-off policies.

Article Source: Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820 May 7, 2010

Peter Kuriloff Receives 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award

PHILADELPHIA -– Peter Kuriloff has been honored with the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.

Education Confab to Touch on Some Timely Topics

April 30, 2010

Dean Andrew Porter of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his co-development of the Val-Ed principal-evaluation system.

Article Source: Denver Post

Commercial Campuses Ready to Fill Gap

May 5, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education discusses private educational institutions.

Article Source: The Australian

Helping Youths Tops Priority List for Foundations Started by Black Families, Study Finds

April 29, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for her research on African-American family foundations.

Article Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy

Video: College in 3 Years Instead of 4!

May 4, 2010

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education and the Learning Alliance for Higher Education says three-year bachelor degrees would cut costs and focus curriculum.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

'Hip-Hop Prez' Rejuvenates a College, Using a Personal Touch

May 2, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the leadership style of Philander Smith College’s president.